|Frederick M. Alger Jr.|
|File:File:Frederick M. Alger Jr.png|
|United States Ambassador to Belgium|
May 26, 1953 – March 27, 1957
|President||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|Preceded by||Myron M. Cowen|
|Succeeded by||John Clifford Folger|
|Michigan Secretary of State|
G. Mennen Williams
|Preceded by||Herman H. Dignan|
|Succeeded by||Owen J. Cleary|
|Born||August 3, 1907|
|Died||January 7, 1967 (aged 59)|
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
|Allegiance||United States Navy|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Frederick Moulton Alger Jr. (August 3, 1907 – January 7, 1967) was an American politician and diplomat.
Alger unsuccessfully ran for the position of United States Representative from Michigan's 14th District in 1936. He received 34.4% of the vote. Alger served as the Michigan Secretary of State from 1947 to 1952. In 1950, Alger ran in the Michigan gubernatorial Republican primary unsuccessfully. Alger was the Republican nominee in the 1952 Michigan gubernatorial election, but was again unsuccessful.
Alger was appointed to the position of United States Ambassador to Belgium by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 26, 1953. The presentation of his credentials occurred on July 22, 1953. The termination of mission occurred on March 27, 1957.
Alger married Suzette de Marigny Dewey in 1929. He was widowed in 1963. Later in the year, he married Katherine Sutton. Alger was a member of a number of organizations including the American Legion, the Elks, the Sons of the American Revolution, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the World Wars, and was a Freemason. Alger was Presbyterian.
Alger died on January 7, 1967 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
- "Alger family of Michigan". The Political Graveyard.
- "Statistic of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1936". Clerk of the United States House of Representatives.
- "Summary of Vote for Governor, 1835-2002". Michigan Legislature.
- "Department History - Frederick Moulton Alger Jr. (1907–1967)". Office of the Historian.
|Party political offices|
|Republican nominee for Governor of Michigan
Donald S. Leonard
Template:Michigan Secretary of State
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